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Wallace Hartman Nature Preserve

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Address: adjacent to Hampton and South Ruffner Roads, Charleston, WV
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In December 2001, the Park assumed ownership of 52 acres of woodland that...

In December 2001, the Park assumed ownership of 52 acres of woodland that has been set aside specifically for the development of trails and nature studies programs. The Park is currently working on securing funds to develop a 1.5 mile trail system, a handicap accessible trail, and shelters.

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Underused resource.

Tucked away in South Hills neighborhood. It is a work in progress. New trials and parking have made it more accessible. It is a maintained in cooperation between the City and the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 11, 2012
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Charleston, West Virginia
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Charleston, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Minutes from downtown. Take a picnic and enjoy the scenery- there are two picnic tables along the trails. The trails are steep in short sections, but not difficult to manage. The lower trailhead on Adrian road is the easiest access, a gradual ascent into the Preserve. There is a small family cemetery, its location is marked. I've seen lots of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Parking isn't convenient and the entry ways are steep. It is a beautiful area and I'm glad that it is here but I can't hike it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2012

Tucked away in South Hills neighborhood. It is a work in progress. New trials and parking have made it more accessible. It is a maintained in cooperation between the City and the West Virginia Land Trust. It was a gift from Dolly Hartman who wished to preserve her family land in its natural state.

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